"This will help them in making better preparations for engineering and medical entrance tests where they have to study extensively and not selectively. This is important for their future," Nabarun De De said.
"We had always sought to ensure comprehensive learning by the students. We always want the students to study the entire syllabus," Gerry Arathoon, chief executive and secretary of CISCE said.
Yesterday, Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) said it was discussing the modalities of implementation of the process of an assessment of students and all info will be shared with the schools well before implementation of the proposed assessment.
Gerry Arathoon, chief executive and secretary of CISCE yesterday said in a signed statement, "It has been clearly stated in my letter to all Heads of Schools on July 4 that the Council is currently discussing the modalities of implementation of the process of assessment, which is the future initiative of the Council based on the curriculum.
All information and material will be shared with the schools well before the implementation of the proposed assessment" (for students in class 5 and 8), Gerry Arathoon said.